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Mueller’s punt on obstruction question throws issue into the political arena

March 25, 2019
Rosalind Helderman, Josh Dawsey | The Washington Post
Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s decision that he could not conclude whether President Trump’s attacks on the Russia investigation amounted to obstruction of justice illustrates the difficulty in proving such a charge — and left Democrats with a narrow but fraught path to press a case against Trump.

What are the 2020 Democrats' policy plans?

March 22, 2019
Looking at candidates' new policy proposals and reforms.
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Elizabeth Warren Is Running an Ideas-First Campaign. Will It Work?

March 19, 2019
Lisa Lerer | The New York Times
Ms. Warren isn’t leading the polls. She’s not dominating the political conversation. And she’s certainly not collecting the most money. But what’s clear from spending some time with her in the Deep South is that, for better or worse, Ms. Warren and her team are running the campaign that they believe the country needs.
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Joe Biden continues to cast shadow over Democratic 2020 field

March 18, 2019
Ed O'Keefe | CBS News
The Democratic presidential field is getting more crowded. New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand officially entered the race Sunday. Other Democratic contenders hit the campaign trail over the weekend. A potential candidate is attracting a lot of attention.

What's getting done in a divided government?

March 15, 2019
Plus, the latest in the 2020 race.

GOP bucks President Trump, Democrats hold off on impeachment

March 15, 2019
President Donald Trump signed his first veto Friday, rejecting a resolution that would have ended his national emergency.
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